Natural Highs: Feel Good All the Time Book Review

So often I pick up books about diet and exercise with the sole intention of improving my physical appearance. Prior to hearing about this book, I never imagined that there was a dietary guide written with the intention of helping people maximize their mental state, rather than their aesthetic. I was introduced to this book … Continue reading Natural Highs: Feel Good All the Time Book Review

Be Still, Lovely: 4 Things to Help Overachievers Increase Rest

One of the pieces of wellness that I have struggled with the most is allowing myself to rest. I mentioned before that anxiety can be a superpower that acts as a motivator to get me moving. Unfortunately, the motivational aspect of anxiety can be a hinderance when my body or mind needs a break. Occasionally … Continue reading Be Still, Lovely: 4 Things to Help Overachievers Increase Rest

The 4 Pillars of Wellness

A blog about wellness sounds very nice, but what does wellness actually mean? The stories, recipes, and tips that I share in this blog to keep you and I well will probably fall flat without that context. Wellness is very personal. I don't think I can define what it means for you, but I think … Continue reading The 4 Pillars of Wellness

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

One of my biggest complaints about many food blogs is that when you click on the link to see their recipe, you have to scroll through pages of writing to actually find it. While I understand why they as bloggers do this, I made a commitment to myself that if I ever shared a recipe … Continue reading Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

7 Tips for Maintaining Weekday Wellness

This morning a strong sense of accomplishment woke me up bright and early. I lay quietly in my bed reflecting on the past week and all the hard work I did to increase my wellness. You see, I took an entire week off of work to refresh. My PTO hours have been accumulating for quite … Continue reading 7 Tips for Maintaining Weekday Wellness